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Booker highlights food-as-medicine programs as farm bill priority

Booker highlights food-as-medicine programs as farm bill priority

A hearing Tuesday before a Senate agriculture subcommittee illustrated a bipartisan priority to incorporate the concept of “food as medicine” into the upcoming farm bill. Witnesses who testified at the hearing said that programs that recognize the role nutrition can play in medical treatment and prevention can transform the health of individuals and families receiving …

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Do your clients' businesses have health and wellness programs?

Do your clients’ businesses have health and wellness programs?

By Teri Dreher, RN. Whether your client is back in the office, still working from home, or doing a bit of both, if they employ people, they need to be concerned about their physical and mental health. Overwork impacts physical and mental health with stress and burnout. It does no favors, either financially or personally …

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Why migration tracking is important for nutrition programs

Why migration tracking is important for nutrition programs

This looked like a data anomaly when we looked at the temporal pattern of malnutrition in Dharni tribal sub-division in Amravati district of Maharashtra. A spike in April in the number of children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) surprised us. Common sense nutrition talk dictates that the peak should be …

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